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  1. pinpoint(noun)

    a very brief moment

    "they were strangers sharing a pinpoint of time together"


  2. speck, pinpoint(noun)

    a very small spot

    "the plane was just a speck in the sky"

    speck, atom, jot, molecule, particle, touch, mote, tinge, soupcon, corpuscle, mite, pinch, hint

  3. pinpoint(verb)

    the sharp point of a pin


  4. pinpoint, nail(verb)

    locate exactly

    "can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome"

    sweep through, apprehend, collar, peg, breeze through, sail through, ace, pass with flying colors, nail, nail down, complete, pick up, nab, boom, arrest, cop, blast, smash

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    identify, locate

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  1. Josh Gordon:

    I dont think any of us had any doubts about ABs skill set, its good everybody sees it. He continues to be what we expect him to be, and thats a great wide receiver and good football player. For us thats a tremendous asset and takes a huge stress off the offensive linemen and the running backs. Theres no way you can pinpoint one facet of our offense to try to shut us down. Hes a huge help. Were glad to have him.

  2. Molecular Genetics Lorna Harries:

    We need to pinpoint exactly how the splicing factors are causing the cells to rejuvenate, and identify the key points where we could intervene to stop them declining as we age, or to restore them once the damage is done, we’re now addressing why the splicing factors get switched off as we age, what the downstream consequences of this are for the regulation of our genes and the behavior of our cells, and also to identify new ways by which we might be able to intervene in these processes.

  3. David Freese:

    I think it's nice when you hear the crowd because it kind of reminds you to take a breath and relax, i'm not saying that's why I got a hit. But when you hear the crowd, it kind of hits you to understand the moment and pinpoint on your objective, which is to put a good( at bat) together.

  4. Francesco Papadia:

    While the central scenario is that QE should help on inflation and on (economic) activity, it's difficult to pinpoint exactly what the effect should be, there is more uncertainty around it, which doesn't mean that you shouldn't do it because in a cost-benefit calculation not doing it would be even worse.

  5. Eric Marshall:

    We are trying to pinpoint companies that should see something more than temporary disruptions that will only last one quarter.

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